NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
PED 121 - RACQUETBALL I (1 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Teaches basic racquetball skills and strategies for team and individual play. Includes rules, terminology, scoring, etiquette, equipment selection and safety. Lecture 1 hour.  Laboratory 1 hour.  Total 2 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

This course is designed to develop skills and to promote an understanding of the strategies and rules of the game.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

A. demonstrate fundamental racquetball skills.
B. demonstrate a knowledge of rules, terminology, and strategies.
MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT A. Equipment
B. Safety
C. Rules and terminology
D. Stance, footwork, grips
E. Forehand, backhand and overhead strokes.
F. Service (drive, lob, garbage, cross court, z)
G. Offensive shots (pass, kill, pinch, back wall)
H. Defensive shots (ceiling, z, round the wall)
I. Singles and cut-throat
Revised 10/93

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